Professional Development Events

Teresa HardyWordPress Website Design

Professional websites can boost your reputation and aid your networking and job search. UCSC provides free access to WordPress (with several design templates) to faculty, postdoctoral scholars, and graduate students. Get design tips from Teresa and get started using WordPress to make a blog or static website to showcase your graduate work!

GRADUATE STUDENT COMMONS

Jan 27, 11AM

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catherine-carlstroem-325x364.jpgGrad Slam Public Speaking Preparation

This brief workshop provides an overview of strategies and best practices for public speaking, including managing anxiety, key delivery techniques, and composition tips for crafting clearer and more focused speeches, with an emphasis on the parameters of the Grad Slam’s short presentations.

GRADUATE STUDENT COMMONS

Feb 8, 10AM or 2PM

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andrea-seeger-325x364.jpgPsychology of Writing

Sometimes we can be our severest writing critics and biggest hindrances to writing success. Learn about the VOCES Graduate Student Writing Center (for graduate students only) and how to overcome psychological barriers and start writing!

GRADUATE STUDENT COMMONS

Feb 14, 12PM

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